POLAND Private services were held Tuesday, March 11, 2014, for Thomas DeVecchio, a resident of Poland, who passed away at Masternick Memorial Health Care Center on Friday, March 7, 2014.
Thomas was born March 29, 1930, in Struthers, a son of Carmen and Julia Deltondo DeVecchio.
He married Roseann Anzevino in August of 1952.
Thomas worked at Republic Steel and then became the Assistant Vice President of Pasco Builders. He spent time overseeing building projects in Israel. He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in New Middletown and was also a member of the Elks and the Rotary. He served as a Staff Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Tom enjoyed spending his afternoons on the golf course or tending his vegetable garden every day during the summer. He was a devoted husband, a loving dad, grandfather, and great-grandfather to all his children.
Thomas leaves his wife, Roseann; three sons, Tom DeVecchio of Poland, Robert (Kathy) DeVecchio of Oviedo, Fla., and Ron (Sandy) DeVecchio of VanWert; five grandchildren, Gina, Jennifer, Robert, Nicholas and Lindsay; and three great-grandchildren, Sophie, Michael and Hayden.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Joe, Jack and Charles.
Arrangements were handled by the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers.
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“My deepest sympathies on the Passing of your Father.I always enjoyed talking with him & your Mother.”
“You were always my favorite cousin. I remember when I was a little girl you took me everywhere with you. Then you got married and still took me with you and Roseanne. I am sorry to lose you. To Tom, Bob and Ronnie, my sincerest sympathy. He will be missed and always in my thoughts. I wish I lived closer so I could have been there.”